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Fire damages church at pioneer village

July 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST FARGO — Fire damaged the historic St. John’s Lutheran Church at Bonanzaville pioneer village Saturday morning in West Fargo.
The blaze damaged the front of the wooden building, its steeple and one of the pews inside.
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Round Lake fire leaves three people homeless

December 12, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

A Wednesday morning fire that destroyed a trailer house in Round Lake has left three people homeless. They have already been supplied temporary housing for the next two nights by the American Red Cross. Continue Reading

3 wildfires scorch western ND: Blaze near Mandaree burns 6,000 acres

September 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

While the state has for the most part escaped the large-scale wildfires garnering national headlines and burning the landscapes of neighboring states South Dakota and Montana, three fires have caused havoc this week in western North Dakota. Continue Reading

Dousing a prairie fire

July 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A prairie fire broke out Friday after a farmer’s service vehicle started a fire in a stubble field and it burned into a wheat field and some pasture land about 10 miles outside of Richardton, off Highway 8 near the border of Dunn and Stark counties. Continue Reading

Fireworks start grass fire south of Gladstone

June 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Fireworks were the source of a 2-acre grass fire 10 miles southwest of Gladstone on Thursday, Gladstone Fire Department Chief Joe Wanner said. Continue Reading

Wildfire claims 346 homes

June 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) A raging Colorado wildfire that forced tens of thousands to flee destroyed an estimated 346 homes this week, making it the most destructive fire in the state’s history, officials said Thursday. Continue Reading

Hot and dry: Fires spark across region

June 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The Gladstone Fire Department put out two field fires about 10 miles south of Gladstone on Wednesday, Fire Chief Joe Wanner said. Continue Reading

Fire sparked by shooting causes evacuation in Utah

June 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) Residents of at least 1,500 homes in northern Utah were being evacuated Friday after high winds kicked up a fire started by target shooters. Continue Reading

Debate over fire retardant toxicity rages

June 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Add another concern for the tanker plane pilots who barnstorm low over treacherous terrain, in vintage aircraft, to bomb fire retardant around raging mountain wildfires: Endangered species. Continue Reading

Great ball of fire: Dickinson rural firefighters fight blaze near Dickinson

April 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson Rural Fire Department firefighters put out a blaze Thursday at an oil well site about three miles south of town. Continue Reading